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Edison new COVID-19 cases under five, mayor issues executive order for outdoor dining

EDISON – Edison officials reported three new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases to 1,802, according to the Edison Office of Emergency Management on June 4.

The age range of the cases are six-years-old to 82. The township has lost 192 residents to COVID-19, according to Middlesex County.

Mayor Thomas Lankey issued an executive order ahead of the reopening of outdoor dining. Gov. Phil Murphy announced outdoor dining will resume on June 15.

The executive order, which will run through Oct. 31, allows restaurants and food establishments to eliminate up to 20% of their existing onsite parking to accommodate tables for consumption of food and beverages. Hours of operation for outdoor dining will run from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and the township reserves the right to review and revoke approval of applications.

The Edison Farmers Market is open from 1-3 p.m. every Wednesday at the Jade Dynasty parking lot, 925 Amboy Ave, through October.

The vendors include Asprocolas Acres, La Bonbonniere Bake Shop, Fresh Honey and Honey Products, Bebe’s All Natural – Indian sauces for a variety of foods and Elcha’s Eats.

For more information about pre-order and pickup visit Asprocolasacres.com, la-bonbonniere-bake-shoppe.myshopify.com, www.countrybirdandgarden.net, bebesallnatural.com, and elchaseats.com.

The township has resumed the collection of cardboard from outside of the recycling container on regular recycling days.

Edison Township was not provided any other information regarding the new cases.

For Middlesex County information visit discovermiddlesex.com/covid19/ or www.middlesexcountynj.gov/covid19.

For more information, call New Jersey Health Center 1-800-222-1222.

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